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Joongjak Ssanggye 2016 thumbnail
Joongjak Ssanggye 2016
The 2016 batch has sold out.
year:
2016
season:
spring
country:
Korea
region :
10g   sample
$0.00
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Saejak Goryeo 2015 thumbnail
Saejak Goryeo 2015
This tea is made in the same style as the woojeon and tukpoom grades, but is picked just a little later and therefore commands a lower price. Nonetheless, it is substantially more refined than the comparatively entry-level Joongjak.
year:
2015
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$12.50
35g   resealable bag
$40.00
70g   resealable bag
$72.10
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Woojeon Hongcha Goryeo thumbnail
Woojeon Hongcha Goryeo
Woojeon-grade leaves processed into a black tea by the same producer as the Woojeon green tea. With layers of complexity, this one brings black tea to a whole new level. Very limited availability.
year:
2015
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$19.00
70g   resealable bag
$101.90
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Saejak Goryeo 2016 thumbnail
Saejak Goryeo 2016
This batch was processed with a light touch compared to the more-roasted 2015 saejak. The result is a rich, green tea with clear vegetal notes, very much the younger sibling of the 2016 woojeon. In contrast, the 2015 batch has a lighter overall flavor but a very sweet finish. The differences between the two reflect the drier-than-usual spring of 2015 and the adjustments in processing made to compensate.
year:
2016
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$12.50
35g   resealable bag
$40.00
70g   resealable bag
$72.10
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Woojeon Goryeo 2016 thumbnail
Woojeon Goryeo 2016
The standard in high-end Korean green teas, smooth and sweet across multiple infusions, and a notch more subtle than the saejak. This year's batch is very good, so if you have not tried this grade of Korean tea in past now is the time. Limited availability.
year:
2016
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$19.00
35g   resealable bag
$56.60
70g   resealable bag
$101.90
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Tukpoom Goryeo 2016 thumbnail
Tukpoom Goryeo 2016
Highly refined and smooth, with the creamiest texture and greatest complexity among the various grades of Korean green tea. Favorable weather this spring has made the Goryeo tea makers very happy with their teas in general, and this batch is among their best. Very limited availability.
year:
2016
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$26.40
35g   resealable bag
$79.40
70g   resealable bag
$142.90
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Saejak Goryeo 2014 thumbnail
Saejak Goryeo 2014
Still quite fresh, but I need to make way for new teas. Discounted 20% on 35g and higher quantities.
year:
2014
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$12.50
35g   resealable bag
$32.00
70g   two resealable bags
$57.68
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Joongjak Ssanggye 2014 thumbnail
Joongjak Ssanggye 2014
Still very fresh, but I have a bit too much in inventory. Prices on 40g and higher quantities are discounted 20%.
year:
2014
season:
spring
country:
Korea
region :
10g   sample
$6.50
40g   resealable bag
$19.36
80g   two resealable bags
$34.88
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Tukseon Hongcha Goryeo thumbnail
Tukseon Hongcha Goryeo
Exquisite black tea, one grade higher than the woojeon hongcha. Very limited availability.
year:
2013
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$20.00
35g   resealable bag
$63.00
70g   two resealable bags
$113.40
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Nambanggain thumbnail
Nambanggain
Reflecting both the global nature of current tea production and local innovation, this semi-oxidized (oolong) tea is made from the small Korean leaves typically destined for competition-grade green tea, but instead processed using techniques typically associated with Taiwanese baihao oolong (a.k.a. dongfang meiren) production. The result is a tea similar in its basic profile to a fruit-sweet Taiwanese baihao, but with greater delicacy.
year:
2013
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$20.00
35g   resealable bag
$63.00
70g   two resealable bags
$113.40
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Woojeon Cheongcha 2010 thumbnail
Woojeon Cheongcha 2010
Rich and expansive flavor, and very creamy compared to the Goryeo green teas from the same season. As is typical with this style of oolong, the character of the green leaves seems to be magnified by the oxidation process. Because of the delicacy of the leaves, this tea is best brewed with somewhat lower temperature water in the style of a green tea.
year:
2010
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$16.75
35g   resealable bag
$51.45
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Woojeon Cheongcha 2009 thumbnail
Woojeon Cheongcha 2009
Remaining stock on sale while supplies last.
year:
2009
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$10.50
35g   resealable bag
$34.30
70g   two resealable bags
$64.60
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Tukseon Cheongcha Goryeo thumbnail
Tukseon Cheongcha Goryeo
This tea is one grade up from the Woojeon Cheongcha, and is in the realm of "competition grade" teas. It is considerably milder than the Woojeon with a more expansive flavor. 70g quantities (two bags) are also packaged in a fancy paper box.
year:
2008
season:
spring
country:
Korea
10g   sample
$18.50
35g   resealable bag
$56.10
70g   two resealable bags
$102.00
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